Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Clinton, on the first stop of a five-day trip overseas, met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the United States and its allies ramped up preparations to fight northern Mali's breakaway Islamist republic. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, right, talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the Mouradia Palace, in Algiers, Algeria, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Clinton, on the first stop of a five-day trip overseas, met with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the United States and its allies ramped up preparations to fight northern Mali's breakaway Islamist republic. (AP Photo, Saul Loeb, Pool)